Welcome ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Namaste

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The River Project–Ma Ganga is an open access resource and global hub for building collaborative communities, with a primary focus on the Ganges River in India, while in support of community-driven river restoration worldwide.


We are working together


to save our rivers

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Gangotri Glacier
breaking apart

Gaumukh at Gangotri Glacier (the source of the Ganges) receding and breaking apart.  

Credit:  Gauravkaintura1234                                                                                                                                                                                       

Yamuna's dried river bed in New Delhi      

Some of the issues that affect the Ganges River:

* flooding

* droughts

* groundwater depletion

* farming

* sewage systems

* industrial waste

* water diversion

* irrigation systems

* dams

* population interaction

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Monsoon flooding on the Ganges

Credit: The National News

Credit: Associated Press/Manish Swarup                                                                                                                            

Methods and Actions

* Indigenous Methods

* Holistic Methods

* Innovations

* Education

* Actions and build it 

   yourself projects that

   individuals can do on

   their own or with their

   community that can

   help river restoration.


Credit: Sister Anila Monippallikalayil, Nazareth Academy, Mokama                                                                                                                             


This map has links to each state with lists of river restoration projects. Submit your projects to this list to let people know about them.

Map of the Ganges River in India                                                                            

Credit: BBC                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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The Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta                                                                                              

Credit: Geolsoc.org                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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